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Despite his struggles, Pirates general manager Neal Huntington all but guaranteed Volquez will be in the opening day rotation, per the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
Although Sabathia's struggles are following a drop in velocity last season, Yankees president Randy Levine is not worried about the veteran left-handed hurler.
"CC Sabathia is great," Levine said. "I saw him (Friday) night and he said he’s feeling as healthy as he’s ever felt. He’s an All-Star and he knows how to use spring training to get ready. I think he’ll be fine. He actually looks great and he said he felt great."
Cook has been dealing with shoulder soreness during camp. He was able to throw a bullpen session Thursday, and hopes to be ready for opening day. Cook posted a 2.54 ERA in 67 1/3 innings last year.
Gentry will take batting practice from team coaches. He's been dealing with a lower back strain throughout camp, but is nearing a return. Gentry hit .280 in 246 at-bats last year.
Myers was removed from Saturday's game, and diagnosed with a bruised quad. He said the injury feels better than expected Sunday, and there's a chance he will be ready to play again Tuesday. Myers hit .293/.354/.478 in 335 at-bats last year.
Lough was scratched from Friday's game due to the injury. He'll rest up at the hotel, and is considered day to day. Lough hit .286/.311/.413 in 315 at-bats last year.
Giambi is dealing with a rib fracture, and is expected to miss a couple of weeks. He said he'll be able to start doing "things" in 10 days, but knows he'll be in pain. "It will hurt, but I should be able to work through it," Giambi said. "Hey, I’m 43. I’m used to playing in pain."
Giambi hit .183 in 186 at-bats last year.